What did President Trump say at the UN? Part 2…

Daily News Article - September 21, 2017

Questions

VIDEO #3

1. What did the leaders of more than 50 Arab and Muslim nations agree to when President Trump addressed them in Saudi Arabia?

2. President Trump said, “We will stop radical Islamic terrorism because we cannot allow it to tear up our nation, and indeed to tear up the entire world.”
Critics oppose the president’s use of the term “radical Islamic terrorism” - ask a parent: do you oppose the use of this term? Please explain your answer.

3. What did the president call on UN member nations to do about radical Islamic terrorism?

4. How did President Trump describe the U.S. and our actions in regard to Syrian refugees? Be specific.

5. a) What did President Trump point out about the amount of money the U.S. gives to the U.N.?
b) What would make the cost to the U.S. worth it, according to the president?

6. a) What does he call on all members of the United Nations to do in their own regions of the world?
b) Is this a reasonable request? Explain your answer.


VIDEO #4

7. President Trump characterizes the communist government of Cuba as _______________ and _______________.

8. The president said the U.S. has supported the “enduring dream of the Cuban people to ____________________.

9. What recent announcement did the Trump administration make regarding Cuban sanctions?

10. What did President Trump say about the problem with socialism in Venezuela? (Write out the quote.)

11. What goal/responsibility did the president say the U.S. and U.N. member nations have for Venezuela?

12. Speaking ABOUT trade deals, the president said, “While America will pursue cooperation and commerce with other nations, we are renewing our commitment to the first duty of every government: the duty of _______________. This bond is the source of America’s strength and that of every responsible nation represented here today."

 

CHALLENGE: Which of the following statements made by President Trump in his address to the U.N. do you think was the most important? Explain your answer.

  1. “The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.”
  2. “As President of the United States, I will always put America first, just like you, as the leaders of your countries will always, and should always, put your countries first.”
  3. “The scourge of our planet today is a small group of rogue regimes that violate every principle on which the United Nations is based. They respect neither their own citizens nor the sovereign rights of their countries.
    If the righteous many do not confront the wicked few, then evil will triumph. When decent people and nations become bystanders to history, the forces of destruction only gather power and strength.”
  4. “The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented. (Applause.) From the Soviet Union to Cuba to Venezuela, wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure. Those who preach the tenets of these discredited ideologies only contribute to the continued suffering of the people who live under these cruel systems.”
  5. “America stands with every person living under a brutal regime. Our respect for sovereignty is also a call for action. All people deserve a government that cares for their safety, their interests, and their wellbeing, including their prosperity.”
  6. “While America will pursue cooperation and commerce with other nations, we are renewing our commitment to the first duty of every government: the duty of our citizens. This bond is the source of America’s strength and that of every responsible nation represented here today.”
  7. “The United States of America has been among the greatest forces for good in the history of the world, and the greatest defenders of sovereignty, security, and prosperity for all.”
  8. “Now we are calling for a great reawakening of nations, for the revival of their spirits, their pride, their people, and their patriotism.”
  9. “So let this be our mission, and let this be our message to the world: We will fight together, sacrifice together, and stand together for peace, for freedom, for justice, for family, for humanity, and for the almighty God who made us all.”